If Hong Kong was added to a table of China’s top 20 container ports, it would slot in at number four both in terms of cumulative throughput this year and in May volumes, according to the Shanghai Shipping Exchange.
Kalmar's Shanghai factory delivers its 1,000th reachstacker to Wing Wah Container Depot Co., Ltd., Hong Kong
22 Jun 2015
Container terminals in Hong Kong have joined Maersk Line in calling for the territory’s government to address competition law concerns that threaten to make the liner business illegal from next year.
15 Jun 2015
It seems nothing can stop the slide in Hong Kong container traffic as the port reported its 11th consecutive month of declining throughput growth in May with volumes falling 12.7 percent year-over-year.
11 Jun 2015
Most of Hong Kong’s container shipping activity will be illegal from next year if the competition law due to be implemented by the government on Jan. 1 is enforced in its current form, said Maersk Line’s chief executive of North Asia Tim Smith.
11 Jun 2015
The Hong Kong government this week said it would move forward with plans to expand container capacity at its Kwai Tsing Container Terminals. But move is unlikely to mollify critics who say the investment is too little too late to maintain the port’s market share of Pearl River Delta traffic.
09 Jun 2015
Shanghai Pudong International Airport Cargo Terminal Ltd. (Pactl) continues to post record breaking throughput figures with May volumes rising 10.7 percent compared to the same month last year.
28 May 2015
Terminal operators and logistics industry executives in Hong Kong must have thrown up their hands in frustration during a welcome address by the city’s Secretary for Transport and Housing Anthony Cheung at the inaugural Global Port Research Alliance conference held here recently.
17 May 2015
Container throughput at Hong Kong in April tumbled 11.7 percent year-over-year, the second month of double-digit declines, data from the government’s Port Development Council showed.
15 May 2015
The U.S. West Coast labor dispute that choked California’s ports for months may have been resolved but the effects continue to lift volumes at the world’s largest air cargo carrier, Cathay Pacific.
13 May 2015
In January, 10 boxes of Japanese carrots were imported into Hong Kong from Chiba prefecture in Japan through the Kwai Tsing container terminal and found their way to market in the city, part of 15,000 tons of annual fruit and vegetable imports from Japan.